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Re: Link to PAM pages broken

From: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-docs <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Link to PAM pages broken
Date: 2011-10-28 21:59:28
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On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 6:57 AM, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
> On 10 October 2011 19:15, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
>> On 10 October 2011 17:52, Thom Brown <thom(at)linux(dot)com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I notice that the links to both the Linux PAM page and Solaris PAM
>>> page are broken in our documentation.  The bottom of the
>>> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/auth-methods.html page
>>> points to http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/ and
>>> http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/pam/.  The former is broken, the
>>> latter redirects to some generic Oracle page.
>>>
>>> I can't find a suitable candidates for substitution.  I found
>>> http://linux.die.net/man/8/pam.d and
>>> http://dsc.sun.com/solaris/articles/user_auth_solaris3.html but
>>> nothing to directly replace them.  Any ideas?
>>
>> Found a link to a site which contains identical Linux PAM information:
>> http://kernel.osuosl.org/pub/linux/libs/pam/Linux-PAM-html/sag-module-reference.html
>>
>> But even so, I have sent an email to kernel.org notifying them of the
>> missing pages.
>
> No response from kernel.org and the link still doesn't work, so we
> still have 2 broken links.

I'm happy to commit a doc patch if you have one, but otherwise I'm not
sure what we can do.

-- 
Robert Haas
EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com
The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company

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